Topics Final

Project: Author Prezi (groups of 2 or 3)

For this final project, in your group, you will be creating a 30-slide biographical Prezi on an author of your choice from the list below. These Prezi's will be presented on our last day of class:.

In addition to creating this Prezi, you must also hand in a bibliography in MLA format. You must use a minimum of 3 sources2 from the school's online database BIOGRAPHY IN CONTEXT, and the author's official website.  

Author List

Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games)

Ellen Hopkins (Crank, Burned, & Impulse)

Alice Sebold (The Lovely Bones, Almost Moon, & Lucky)

Stephen King (It, Under the DomeThe Dark Tower Series)

Dennis Lehane (Shutter Island, Mystic River, Gone Baby Gone)

Stephanie Meyer (Twilight series)

J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter series)

Carl Deuker (Gym Candy, Heart of A Champion, High Heat)

Harper Lee (To Kill a Mocking Bird)

J. D. Salinger (A Catcher in the Rye)

John Steinbeck (Of Mice and Men & The Grapes of Wrath)

Jeff Kinney (Diary of a Wimpy Kid)

Rick Riordan (Percy Jackson and the Olympians)

Christopher Paolini (Eragon Series)

Laurie Halse Anderson (Speak)

S.E. Hinton (The Outsiders)

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr (Breakfast of Champions, Slaughterhouse Five)

J.R. Tolkein (Lord of the Rungs, The Hobbit)


GRADING BREAKDOWN (100 points Available)


Bibliography (30 points) (Due: TBA)
- Minimum 3 Sources (2 database, 1 website), all in MLA Format (20 points)
- Must be in alphabetical order (10 points)
- The bibliographic information for Online Databases articles is found at the bottom of each article under "Source Citation." Simply copy and paste this info into your bibliography.
- To site your author's official website, you will need to use BIBME.ORG 

Prezi (60 points)(Due: TBA)
- Must include 30 slides (5 photos/images) (30 points)
- Proper Spelling & Grammar (30 points)

Creativity/Effort/Use of Class Time (10 points)
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